C18 ACERT™

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C18 ACERT™Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Turbocharged Aftercooled (429-470 bkW, 575-630 bhp)
  • Twin Turbocharged Aftercooled (522-597 bkW, 700-800 bhp)
  • Air-to-Air Aftercooled

Charging System
  • Charging alternator 24 volt, 50 amp

Control System
  • Electronic governing, PTO speed control
  • Programmable ratings
  • Automatic altitude compensation
  • Power compensation for fuel temperature
  • Programmable low and high idle and total engine limit
  • Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
  • Engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control
  • ADEM™ A4 Electronic Control Unit (ECU)

Cooling System
  • Thermostats and housing, vertical outlet
  • Jacket water pump, centrifugal
  • Water pump, inlet

Exhaust System
  • Exhaust manifold, dry
  • Optional exhaust outlet

Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
  • SAE No. 1 flywheel housing

Fuel System
  • MEUI injection
  • Fuel filter, secondary (2 micron)
  • ACERT™ Technology
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Fuel priming pump

Lube System
  • Crankcase breather
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler
  • Lube oil filter
  • Front sump oil pan
  • Oil dipstick
  • Gear driven oil pump

General
  • Vibration damper
  • Lifting eyes
  • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F)
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

Overview

The Cat® C18 ACERT™ Industrial Power Unit is offered in ratings ranging from 429-470 bkW (575-630 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm. These ratings meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent and EU Stage IIIA equivalent or Non-certified emission standards. Conveniently pre-configured for a wide range of applications, the Cat® Industrial Power Unit is a complete power package containing a radiator, flywheel, alternator and alternator wiring completely pre-assembled for fast, straightforward installation in a number of OEM, customer and packager applications. These fuel efficient units are ready made for irrigation, industrial, mining and other pump applications.

Power Rating

Units:
Minimum Rating 575.0 BHP 429.0 bkW Less
Maximum Rating 630.0 BHP 470.0 bkW Less
Rated Speed 1800-2100 1800-2100 Less

Emission Standards

Emissions China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent or Non-Certified China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent or Non-Certified Less

General

Engine Configuration Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Less
Bore 145 mm (5.71 in) 145 mm (5.71 in) Less
Stroke 183 mm (7.2 in) 183 mm (7.2 in) Less
Displacement 18.1 L (1104.53 in³) 18.1 L (1104.53 in³) Less
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA) Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA) Less
Compression Ratio 16.3:1 16.3:1 Less
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Less

Power Unit Dimensions - Approximate

Height 1243 mm (48.9 in) 1243 mm (48.9 in) Less
Length 1388 mm (54.6 in) 1388 mm (54.6 in) Less
Weight - Net Dry - Standard Configuration Without Oil, Cooling, Clutch, Compressor, A/C 2197.1 kg (4843.7 lb) 2197.1 kg (4843.7 lb) Less
Width 921 mm (36.3 in) 921 mm (36.3 in) Less

Emissions

Meets China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent or Non-Certified emission standards. Ratings below 560 bkW (751 bhp) are available using EPA (U.S.) Flexibility and EU Flexibility, and for other global regulated and non-regulated areas.

Quality

Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.